Data analysis: for all levels of expertise

Oxford Nanopore provides a wide range of tools to support nanopore data analysis. From preconfigured analysis workflows in EPI2ME to the latest cutting-edge tools to make the most of your sequencing runs.

Data analysis: for all levels of expertise

EPI2ME metagenomics report

Preconfigured analysis workflows with EPI2ME

  • Pre-packaged with a wide range of open-source workflows
  • Free access from the intuitive interface or the command line
  • Compatible with Windows, macOS, and Linux
  • Run EPI2ME from your computer, cluster or cloud service, PromethION, or GridION

For scientists

Data analysis for everyone

  • Intuitive interface, seamless analysis experience
  • Comprehensive reports for rapid insights
  • No bioinformatics experience required
  • Keep ownership of your data from sample to answer

For bioinformaticians

Cutting-edge analytical tools

  • Find the latest basecallers and cutting-edge tools in the Oxford Nanopore GitHub repository
  • Access EPI2ME workflows on GitHub or integrate your own code
  • Command-line experience required

Intuitive analysis with EPI2ME

A full suite of data analysis workflows for a wide range of applications.


Oxford Nanopore Technologies Open Data provides researchers open access to nanopore sequencing datasets from Oxford Nanopore sequencing hosted by AWS.

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Integrated interpretation solutions

We are working with leading tertiary analysis partners to provide end-to-end solutions for whole-genome sequencing applications. Interested in getting access?

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Online training

Get started with Oxford Nanopore sequencing data analysis with our online courses and lessons.

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MinKNOW: intuitive software native to all platforms

MinKNOW is the operating system for all of our devices. It performs raw data acquisition and basecalling, with built-in methylation detection. MinKNOW further enables in silico targeted sequencing using adaptive sampling and can be connected to upstream and downstream tools using MinKNOW API.

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